Orthopteroid Insects
Cockroach Biology
Australian Cockroach
Common Methana
U-marked Methana
Pale Woodland  Cockroach
Oval Woodland Cockroach
Black Woodland Cockroach
Reddish-brown Cockroach
White-tailed Cockroach
Austral Ellipsidion
Small Ellipsidion
See-through Ellipsidion
Beautiful Ellipsidion
Balta Cockroach 1
Balta Cockroach 2
Balta Cockroach 3
Orange-brown Cockroach
Shelford's Cockroach
Surinam Cockroach
Bark cockroach
Mottled Cockroach
Wood Cockroach


See-through Ellipsidion - Ellipsidion sp.

Family Blattellidae

This page contains pictures and  information about the See-through Ellipsidion Cockroaches that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 12mm
In the above picture two Bush Cockroach is mating. We can tell from the picture male and female Bush Cockroaches look the same. Cockroaches are known to use perfume to attract mates. 
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1. Grasshopper Country - the Abundant Orthopteroid Insects of Australia, D Rentz, UNSW Press, 1996, plate 364.

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Last updated: May 03, 2011.